WPA Photography on OPB

Monday, August 18, 10pm. Also on OPB-HD. A legendary group of New Deal-sponsored photographers traversed the country in the ’30s and early ’40s capturing the faces of Depression-era America. This program explores the personal vision and the struggles experienced by some of these great photographers: Gordon Parks, Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, Walker Evans, Marion Post Wolcott and Jack Delano. Brought together by a fiery prairie populist and government bureaucrat named Roy Stryker, this unlikely group created some of the most iconic images in the history of photography. Repeat: Wednesday, August 20, 4am.


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